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Listen to free audio books and poetry recordings! This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.


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Dec 29, 2014 Beth Ellis
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LibriVox recording of An English Girl's First Impressions of Burmah by Beth Ellis. Read in English by Carol Fullerton-Samsel. An English Girl's First Impressions of Burmah, by Beth Ellis, is a well-edited, turn-of-the-century journal documenting a young woman’s visit to Burma. The account documents her ocean voyage to Rangoon, and her stay in a small, jungle-embedded, European community in Remyo. The author, who travelled to Asia alone to visit her brother, is quick to laugh at her own...
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Dec 28, 2014 Mary Elizabeth Hawker
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LibriVox recording of Mademoiselle Ixe by Mary Elizabeth Hawker. Read in English by David Wales This is a story by the English writer Mary Elizabeth Hawker (1848-1908) entitled Mademoiselle Ixe, by[pseudonym] Lanoe Falconer. The manuscript had been previously rejected by many publishers. The heroine is a governess in an English country house. The mystery is cleverly handled, and the artistic treatment showed a delicacy and refinement which were uncommon in English writers of short stories. The...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, england, nineteenth century, literary fiction, russian emigres, country house
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Dec 10, 2014 Sara Ware Bassett
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett. Read in English by David Olson Mr. Clark and Donald spend a year out west at the Crescent Ranch in Idaho learning about raising sheep. (summary by David O) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, ranch, wool, sheep
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Dec 7, 2014 Paul H. Ringer
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LibriVox recording of Clinical Medicine For Nurses by Paul H. Ringer. Read in English by Bellona Times The basics of clinical medicine for nurses in WWI-era America from a series of lectures by the author, an Asheville, NC physician. - Summary by BellonaTimes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nursing, reference, wwi-era
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Dec 5, 2014 The Three Initiates
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LibriVox recording of The Kybalion by The Three Initiates. Read in English by Andrea Fiore. The Kybalion: Hermetic Philosophy is a 1908 book claiming to be the essence of the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus, published anonymously by a group or person under the pseudonym of "the Three Initiates". The Kybalion was first published in 1908 by the Yogi Publication Society and is now in the public domain, and can be found on the internet. The book purports to be based upon ancient...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, New Thought, magic, Gnosticism, mythology, mind, wisdom,...
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Dec 3, 2014 Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Tony Oliva "I was married to-day in Grace Church. At the altar my bride--you probably know her name, Miss Georgian Hazen--wore a natural look, and was in all respects, so far as any one could see, a happy woman, satisfied with her choice and pleased with the éclat and elegancies of the occasion. Half-way down the aisle this all changed. I remember the instant perfectly. Her hand was on my arm and I felt it...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, detective novel
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Nov 25, 2014 Theodore Bent; Mabel Bent
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LibriVox recording of Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent; Mabel Bent. Read in English by April Brown; katetastrophe; Phil Schempf; fshort; Ken Masters; Sienna; MaryAnn; Patrick Eaton; Nicholas James Bridgewater. Southern Arabia recounts a threatening four-month journey into North Eastern Ethiopia by the Bents. These brave travelers were the first to travel without disguise in a region where Westerners had formerly been fortunate to escape with their lives. (Summary by Woolly Bee) For further...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Arabia, Ethiopia, Arabian Peninsula, travel, geography, memoirs
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Nov 17, 2014 Max Schlesinger
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LibriVox recording of Saunterings In And About London by Max Schlesinger. (Translated by Otto von Wenckstern.) Read in English by David Wales A witty 1853 travelogue by a cultured German for his countrymen. “…for I did not write for an English public, nor did I ever pretend to popularity in England. The “SAUNTERINGS” were intended for the profit and amusement of my German countrymen; and I must say I was not a little pleased and surprised with the very flattering reception which my book...
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Nov 15, 2014 Ring Lardner
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LibriVox recording of Gullible's Travels, Etc. by Ring Lardner. Read in English by Winston Tharp Humorous stories of social climbing in America's "classless" society. - Summary by Winston Tharp For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (108MB)
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, satire, Chicago, social climbing, short stories/single author collections
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Nov 12, 2014 Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Deep Lake Mystery by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Roger Melin Imagine, if you will, a murder committed in a sealed room. A room which has been sealed from the inside, that is, with no possible means of exit, excepting a dangerous plunge through a window into a deep, foreboding lake with swirling eddies and rocks abound. Add to that image a wreath of flowers around the head and across the chest of the victim, a crucifix, an orange, a feather scarf tucked in here and...
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Oct 31, 2014 Arthur J. Rees; John R. Watson
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Downs by Arthur J. Rees; John R. Watson. Read in English by Tony Oliva "The storm had descended swiftly, sweeping in suddenly from the sea, driving across the downs to the hills at high speed, blotting out the faint rays of a crescent moon and hiding the country-side beneath a pall of blackness, which was forked at intervals by flashes of lightning." - Book's opening sentence For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Detective, Crime, murder, action
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Oct 29, 2014 Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of Pellucidar (version 2) by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Mark Nelson David Innes and his captive, a member of the reptilian Mahar master race of the interior world of Pellucidar, return from the surface world in the Iron Mole invented by his friend and companion in adventure Abner Perry. Emerging in Pellucidar at an unknown location, David frees his captive. He names the place Greenwich and uses the technology he has brought to begin the systematic exploration...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, librivox, edgar rice burroughs, pellucidar
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Oct 28, 2014 H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Anthony Ogus The teaching profession, science and politics in late 19th century England. H.G.Wells’ humorous early novel, drawing on his own life, shows how these – as well as involvement in spiritualism – have to compete with love. - Summary by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, satire, education, spiritualism, love
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Oct 28, 2014 Burton Egbert Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet by Burton Egbert Stevenson. Read in English by Richard Kilmer Three men are dead. Killed by a very powerful poison. Their deaths seem to be connected to a very old cabinet purchased in France and a notorious French criminal. What is the link? It is up to the lawyer Lester and the newspaperman Godfrey to pool their talents and solve the mystery. - Summary by Richard Kilmer For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, Mystery, Crime
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Oct 19, 2014 Théophile Gautier
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of a Mummy and Egypt by Théophile Gautier. (Translated by F. C. de Sumichrast.) Read in English by Librivox volunteers. The account he gives, in his novel, of the ancient city of Thebes, of the great necropolis in the valley of Biban el Molûk, of the subterranean tombs, of the precautions taken by the designers to baffle curiosity, of the form and ornamentation of the sarcophagi, of the mummy-cases, of the mummy itself, of the manners, customs, dress, and...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, Egyptology, mummy, Egypt, Historical Fiction
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Oct 18, 2014 Florence Finch Kelly
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LibriVox recording of The Delafield Affair by Florence Finch Kelly. Read in English by Bill Boerst New Mexico's hot, dry winds are taking their toll: cattle suffer long treks to get food and water. But it is not just a hard time for them. Lucy Bancroft has sought a milder climate so she can recover from typhoid fever. She and her father stop to see Curt Conrad, a rancher, on their way to their new home. The two men discuss politics (some of it crooked) at the state level. they also talk about...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, New Mexico, Lucy Bancroft, drought, ranch, Curt Conrad, Delafield, revenge,...
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Oct 12, 2014 Jack Gaver; Dave Stanley
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LibriVox recording of There's Laughter in the Air! Radio's Top Comedians and Their Best Shows by Jack Gaver; Dave Stanley. Read in English by Maria Kasper; Bellona Times; Phil Chenevert; Larry Wilson; Kristin Gjerløw; Little Tee; ElleyKat; Jennifer Dorr; SteveToner; Arianne Stein. There's Laughter in the Air takes readers on a sidesplitting romp through the world of old-time radio comedy. It gives a brief history of the medium and brief but intimate accounts of some of the biggest acts from...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Old Time Radio, radio
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Oct 6, 2014 Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade
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LibriVox recording of Our Little German Cousin by Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade. Read in English by Claudia Salto This book is part of the "Our Little Cousin" series, written for North American children to tell them about their 'cousins' from other parts of the world. Embark on a journey to 19th Century Germany with Bertha, Gretchen and Hans. They live in a toy-making village in the Black Forest. Learn about their work and customs; get to know facts and lore, hear about architecture,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Germany, children's life in other countries, little cousin series
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Oct 4, 2014 Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of Hagar of the Pawn-Shop by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Grant Hurlock Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly London pawnbroker. He dies after teaching Hagar the business, and she takes over running the popshop till the legitimate heir can be traced. In the odd assortment of objects that pass across her counter, Hagar uncovers one mystery after another. Some items are linked...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, London, victorian, gypsies, detection, pawnshop
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Sep 29, 2014 Lord Dunsany
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LibriVox recording of The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany. Read in English by Ed Humpal; Alex Clarke; Eileen Tipping; Kelvin D; Jairus Amar; Steve Vito; Assaf Koss; Rosslyn Carlyle; Sandra The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories is the third book by Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Le Guin and others. It was first published in hardcover by George Allen & Sons in October, 1908, and...
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Sep 11, 2014 William Henry Hudson
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LibriVox recording of Idle Days in Patagonia by William Henry Hudson. Read in English by Kevin W. Davidson. Hudson traveled to Patagonia to study the birds, but shortly upon arrival accidentally shot himself in the knee, requiring a lengthy period of idleness to recover, hence the title of the book. It's not just a work of ornithology, but a personal memoir of the people and natural history of Patagonia. (Summary by Kevin Davidson) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, travel, birds, ornithology, geography, South America
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Aug 22, 2014 Voices of Today
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THE GOSPEL OF (ACCORDING TO) THOMAS by Didymus Jude Thomas ca. A.D.75-100. Translated by Wim van den Dungen, Antwerp, 1997. Text copyright Wim van den Dungen, Antwerp, 2014. Recording by Denis Daly for Voices of Today with the kind permission of the translator. This recording may be distributed freely for non-commercial purposes. Vocal production copyright Voices of Today 2014 Note by translator: The present English translation has been inspired by the work of Doresse (1959, 1986), Robinson...
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Topics: Christ, Jesus, Thomas, Gospel, Christianity, apochrypha, Jesus, Thomas, Gospel, Christianity,...
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Aug 15, 2014 Burton Egbert Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of The Holladay Case by Burton Egbert Stevenson. Read in English by Cate Barratt Stevenson's introduction of the protagonist Lester (law clerk with New York firm Graham & Royce) finds him occupying a front row seat in the murder trial of Wall Street multi-millionaire Hiram Holladay. Scandalously, suspicion points very solidly on the banker's loving daughter, Frances. Lester proves himself a useful aide to the firm's senior partner, Mr. Royce, in his attempt to prove the...
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Aug 12, 2014 William Walker Atkinson
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LibriVox recording of A Series of Lessons in Raja Yoga, by William Walker Atkinson. Read in English by Uday Sagar, Lee Smalley, E. K. Lemons, Ranjith, Leni, sid, rookieblue, Jacki Horn, Marian Cervassi, and Arabella Grayson. The Book talks on the internal world of the self. The real nature of the subconscious mind, the way to control it, how ego comes into play and most frequently asked questions like "Who am I" are attempted to answer. (Summary by Uday Sagar) Note: William Walker...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, mind, Ego, William Walker Atkinson, Yoga, yogi ramacharaka, yoga...
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Jul 30, 2014 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Road by Jack London. Read in English by Barry Eads. Jack London credited his skill of story-telling to the days he spent as a hobo learning to fabricate tales to get meals from sympathetic strangers. In The Road, he relates the tales and memories of his days on the hobo road, including how the hobos would elude train crews and his travels with Kelly’s Army. - Summary by Barry Eads. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, memoirs, tramps, trains, vagrancy, USA
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Jul 29, 2014 Arthur T. Pierson
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LibriVox recording of George Müller of Bristol by Arthur T. Pierson. Read in English by Dave Harrell George Muller was a great hero of faith. His greatest aim was to demonstrate that God answers prayer and can be trusted for every minute detail of life. Spending countless hours asking God to provide his needs, he only relied upon God. God called him to care for orphans and he conducted his orphanage in the same way, on faith alone. When a certain need was apparent, they would immediately go to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, Christianity, faith, prayer, biography
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Jul 12, 2014 Walter Stevens Herrington
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LibriVox recording of Pioneer Life Among The Loyalists In Upper Canada by Walter Stevens Herrington. Read in English by David Wales What became of the citizens who remained loyal to the Crown when the thirteen British colonies rebelled against England – and won! These Loyalists suffered discrimination and persecution in the nation aborning. Thousands of them left their homes for England; other thousands left for Canada and other British colonies. This book is about the Loyalists who settled...
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Jul 9, 2014 Algernon Blackwood
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LibriVox recording of Day And Night Stories by Algernon Blackwood. Read in English by David Wales Fifteen short stories by Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (1869 – 1951), an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. S. T. Joshi has stated that "his work is more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's…" - Summary by wikipedia For...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, ghost stories, weird stories, gothic stories
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Jul 4, 2014 J. S. Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of The Borough Treasurer by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Messrs. Mallalieu and Cotherstone were outsiders who had built a prosperous business in Highmarket and even been elected as Mayor and Treasurer of the borough. But when an ex-detective moves to town, 30 years of respectability is suddenly threatened by revelations from the past. (Summary by MaryAnn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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Jul 1, 2014 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 133 by Various. Read in English by SuperCoconut; Glenn O'Brien; Arup Sen; Peter Deligdisch; Andrew K Waugh; Son of the Exiles; Malcolm Fisher; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Shakira Searle; Willy; inflected; Fiddlesticks; Eunah Choi; Christopher Earnings; Phil Schempf; Ruth Golding This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2014. This collection includes the following: All Things Bright and Beautiful , by Cecil F. Alexander A...
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Jun 29, 2014 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 024 by Various. Read in English by Chiquito Crasto; Don Alsup; beaglemixtape; Robert Dixon; John Van Stan; Jan Moorehouse; Martin Reyto; Roberta J; Alex Clarke; C A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Jun 16, 2014 Jerome K. Jerome
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LibriVox recording of Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) (version 3) by Jerome K. Jerome. Read in English by Nick Bulka A humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The three men are based on Jerome himself (the narrator J.) and two real-life friends, George Wingrave (who would become a senior manager in Barclays Bank) and Carl Hentschel (the founder of a London printing business, called Harris in the book),...
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Jun 12, 2014 Auguste Escoffier
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LibriVox recording of A Guide to Modern Cookery (Le Guide Culinaire) Part I: Fundamental Elements by Auguste Escoffier. (Translated by James B. Herndon.) Read in English by Marian Cervassi; JaneySpeaks; Ruth Golding; Malone; Joanne Rochon; KHand; Diana Majlinger. Le Guide Culinaire can be regarded as the ‘Bible’ of modern cooking. It was Escoffier's attempt to codify and streamline the French restaurant food of the day. The original text was printed for the use of professional chefs and...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, cookery, recipes, food, cuisine, cooking, recipe, chef, gastronomy, kitchen
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Jun 1, 2014 Various; Helen M. Urban; Karen Anderson; R. R. Merliss
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 050 by Various; Helen M. Urban; Karen Anderson; R. R. Merliss. Read in English by readread; Martin Reyto; Tommy Howell; Bill Yallalee; Bellona Times; Charlene Modeste; Edmund Bloxam; Tom Weiss; Greg Laughland; James Bickers ; Andrea Coffee; Ryan Snyder Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by...
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May 27, 2014 Andre Norton
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LibriVox recording of Key Out of Time (version 2) by Andre Norton. Read in English by Mark Nelson Time Agents Ross Murdock and Gordon Ashe return for another assignment, this time to the tropical island paradise planet of Hawaika. Something apocalyptic has occurred in this planet’s history, altering its topography and cleansing it of all intelligent life. But something goes wrong when they attempt a peek at the past through a Time Gate, and with the Polynesian girl Karara and her trained...
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May 22, 2014 Sewell Peaslee Wright; Captain S. P. Meek; Arthur J. Burks; Murray Leinster; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Tom Curry
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 07, July 1930 by Sewell Peaslee Wright; Captain S. P. Meek; Arthur J. Burks; Murray Leinster; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Tom Curry. Read in English by ScottReyonoldsVoice; Atmor; Mike Pelton; Robert Dixon; Jason Mills; Tommy Howell Issue seven of this seminal science-fiction magazine - Summary by Annise For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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May 6, 2014 Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Chessmen of Mars (version 3) by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Mark Nelson In the fifth book in the Barsoom series, Tara of Helium, daughter of John Carter, becomes lost in an unknown area of Mars when her single-seat flier is caught in a rare Martian hurricane. She is first captured by the bizarre and hideous Kaldanes, then the brutal Manatorians, where she is the prize in a tournament of Martian chess, jetan, that is played by live game pieces, and to the...
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Apr 26, 2014 Ernest Thompson Seton
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LibriVox recording of The Biography of a Grizzly by Ernest Thompson Seton. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Wahb (meaning White Bear) is an orphaned Grizzly Bear who learns to respect his fears, fight for peace, and trust the healing powers of a stinky hot-spring. The story is aptly titled The Biography of a Grizzly because it is about the life of a Grizzly. Seton writes with a folksy tone that will enlighten children to the gore and war that Grizzly Bears endure. I thought it was fun to learn...
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Apr 26, 2014 Nessmuk
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LibriVox recording of Woodcraft by Nessmuk. Read in English by Phil Schempf George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th century, writing most often for the magazine "Field and Forest", the predecessor of today's "Field and Stream". "Woodcraft" is his book for "outers" with his tips on how to "smooth it" rather than rough it in the woods. Although some...
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Apr 25, 2014 Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Richard Kilmer Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn during the time of the American and French Revolutions, "The Forsaken Inn" is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. A young couple stays at the inn for the night, and goes on their way in the morning ... and several years later, the bride's body is found in a secret room of the inn. Yet,...
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Apr 6, 2014 Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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LibriVox recording of Kari the Elephant by Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Read in English by Adrian Praetzellis The adventures of an Indian boy and his beloved elephant. Born near Calcutta, Mukerji won the Newbury Medal for children's fiction. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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Apr 5, 2014 Cyrus Townsend Brady
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LibriVox recording of Recollections of a missionary in the great west by Cyrus Townsend Brady. Read in English by David Wales Brady was a journalist, historian, adventure writer, and Episcopal priest. As a priest he spent some time on the American frontier as a missionary. “…the experiences are personal and actually occurred as they are set down, to the best of my recollection…. Only one story was ‘made up’ for the occasion, and that combines several actual incidents. I hope that this...
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Apr 2, 2014 Percival Christopher Wren
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LibriVox recording of Cupid in Africa by Percival Christopher Wren. Read in English by Kevin Green. Bertram Greene, brilliant student, aesthete, intellectual and shy, decides to make his military father proud of him at last and joins the colonial Indian Army Reserve as a second Lieutenant at the start of Great War. Feeling a complete fish out of water, he is dispatched to India without any training whatsoever, and is expected to take charge of a company of native soldiers. He is then posted to...
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Mar 30, 2014 Cyrus Townsend Brady
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas When The West Was Young by Cyrus Townsend Brady. Read in English by David Wales Babies, new life, a bitter winter blizzard, death circling. How will it all end? (David Wales ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (20MB)
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Mar 19, 2014 Ray Cummings; Murray Leinster; Charles W. Diffin
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 06, June 1930 by Ray Cummings; Murray Leinster; Charles W. Diffin. Read in English by KHand; Tommy Howell; Mike Pelton; Zachary Brewster-Geisz; Marty; Greg Giordano Issue six of this seminal science-fiction magazine concludes the Ray Cummings story "Brigands of the Moon", and continues Murray Leinster's "Murder Madness". In addition there are three short stories, by various authors, and a short novel by Charles W. Diffin - Summary by...
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Mar 15, 2014 A. E. W. Mason
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LibriVox recording of The Watchers by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Christine Dufour A dark tale of adventure, piracy, murder, and revenge set on a rugged Cornish island in the mid-1700s. Told with the literary excellence to be expected from the author of The Four Feathers, the tale begins with a dangerous youth who sat in the stocks, and a girl named Helen, and a gang of men watching a granite house at the edge of the sea. NOTE: Contains some language that would be considered offensive to...
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Feb 24, 2014 Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (dramatic reading) by Mark Twain. Read in English by a full cast. Growing up on the banks of the Mississippi river, a mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer spends his days getting into one scrape after another. Tom's constant cleverness, superstition, trickery, and daring make him a handful to raise, and his Aunt Polly declares that she has "never seen the beat of that boy!" Tom is essentially good-hearted, however, but when he is witness...
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Feb 14, 2014 Earl Derr Biggers
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LibriVox recording of Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers. Read in English by Susan Umpleby; Lynne Thompson; Gabriela Cowan; TriciaG; ToddHW Pulp novelist William Magee has made a bet with the owner of Baldpate Inn that he can write a serious novel in 24 hours. Thinking he will be alone and uninterrupted, Magee arrives at the inn in the dead of winter. But he discovers that there are six other keys to Baldpate Inn, and the holders of those keys enliven his stay with blackmail, shootings...
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Feb 9, 2014 Alexander Whyte
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LibriVox recording of Bunyan Characters Volume I by Alexander Whyte. Read in English by Gary Ericson and MaryAnn Spiegel. This is the first volume of four which goes into the details of Characters from John Bunyan's books. This one is about characters of Pilgrims Progress. Summary by fiddlesticks. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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Jan 29, 2014 Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Red Window by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; josembi; deongines; engineerdst; DeanOBuchanan; Steve Mattingly; Françoise; Craig Kenneth Bryant; David D'Huet Two former school friends, now both military men, meet again and discover both are trying to lose themselves to public gaze. Dick West has inherited the family estate, but is out of favor. "The Red Window" was used during periods of civil unrest to warn cavaliers of danger. Now, West...
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Jan 25, 2014 Charles A. Siringo
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LibriVox recording of A Texas Cowboy; Or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony by Charles A. Siringo. Read in English by David Wales Charles A. Siringo was an American lawman, detective, and agent for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency during the late 19th century and early 20th century…. After taking part in several cattle drives, Siringo stopped herding to settle down, get married (1884), and open a merchant business in Caldwell, Kansas. He began writing a book,...
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Jan 22, 2014 E. Phillips Oppenheim
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LibriVox recording of The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read in English by Tom Weiss A beautiful, intelligent young woman – is she a traitorous spy or a patriot? An aristocratic soldier permanently injured during the war – is he a patriot or is there more to him than meets the eye? A clandestine meeting on a beach – espionage or peace movement? (Summary by Tom Weiss) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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